Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
238 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

NYZ006>008-202100-
JEFFERSON NY-LEWIS NY-OSWEGO NY-
238 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY
AND FAR NORTHERN LEWIS COUNTY...

* AT 236 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3
  INCHES PER HOUR...AND VISIBILITY OF A QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS.
  THIS LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND WAS LOCATED FROM ADAMS TO INDIAN
  RIVER.  THE BAND IS ONLY ABOUT 10 MILES WIDE.

* SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND INCLUDE...
  ADAMS...
  BARNES CORNERS...
  COPENHAGEN...
  CASTORLAND...
  INDIAN RIVER...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN EXITS 39 AND 43.

TRAVEL ACROSS THE AREA WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT OR EVEN IMPOSSIBLE
DUE TO THE VERY HEAVY SNOWFALL PRODUCING NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADWAYS. TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED BY HAVING AN EMERGENCY KIT...EXTRA
BLANKETS AND WARM CLOTHING IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR VEHICLE HAS
MECHANICAL PROBLEMS OR GETS STUCK. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A FULLY CHARGED
CELL PHONE.

LAT...LON 4366 7621 4379 7624 4382 7623 4414 7525
      4410 7516 4384 7513

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ZAFF





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